Via Nizza 230, Turin

Reinterpreting the existing industrial architecture and adapting the building to the parameters of contemporary safety and sustainability, the project has maintained its important volumes and above all its character. Using contemporary grafts on the façade and in the interiors, in a logic of extreme construction quality, great attention was paid to the particular elements of the place and to urban redevelopment in the recovery of the ex-Carpano.

The old wall bordering the Lingotto was designed as a new entrance front: the wall, plastered and painted in the same brick-red colour as the existing buildings, is emptied by a large glass door leading to the hall built in 1929 to house the tall cylindrical cisterns, transformed into a monumental entrance to the complex.

ADDRESS Via Nizza 230, Turin
Year 2007
Dimension 11.400 mq
Client Eataly Distribuzione s.r.l.
Awards Premio Architetture Rivelate 2007 OAT
Designers G. Ambrosini, C. Catino, P.Gatti, C. Grometto, M. Penna (Negozio Blu)
Provided services Restoration project, urban planning project, interior design. Concept, design development and site supervision
Photos F. Gallino

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